The Oslo Jazz Festival is a non-profit foundation with the purpose of producing a festival of 60-70 concerts at 15-18 venues in the center of Oslo every year in week 33. The festival was founded in 1986 ans covers a broad range of jazz styles.
Some of the artists that have performed at the Oslo Jazz Festival are: Herbie Hancock, Jan Garbarek, Charles Lloyd, Arild Andersen, Nils Petter Molvær, Maria Schneider, Paul Bley, Karin Krog, Gregory Porter, Tony Bennett, Sidsel Endresen, Ornette Coleman and more.
- Ellen Horn – Chairman
- Jannike Sørensen – Deputy Chairman
- Dorothia G. Short
- Øystein Aurlien
- Hannah Wozene Kvam
- Harald Lassen
- Pål Stephensen
- Bente Almås – Production office
- Dorothia G. Short – Communication office
- Karoline Magnussen Strand – Internal service
- Øyvind Skjerven Larsen – Festival director
- Roy Jahrn Holtan – Producer
- André Ishak – Marketing and Communications